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Word: behoove

Definition: (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.


More Vocab Words

::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
::: mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
::: quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
::: mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
::: hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
::: feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help